JA Solar to Supply 38.6 MW of Modules to Phoenix Solar for Georgia Solar Farm
Simon Solar Farm to be Largest Solar Project in Georgia, U.S.A.
SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.
(Nasdaq:JASO) ("JA Solar" or the "Company"), one of the world's largest
manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, today announced that
it will supply 38.6 MW of solar modules to Phoenix Solar Inc. ("Phoenix
Solar") for the Simon Solar Farm in Georgia, U.S.A.
Situated on 161 acres of land about 30 miles east of Atlanta, the 38.6 MW
Simon Solar Farm will be the largest utility-scale solar power facility in the
state of Georgia. Silicon Ranch Corporation is the project developer and
Phoenix Solar is the engineering, procurement and construction services
provider. As the exclusive module supplier, JA Solar will deliver 38.6 MW of
solar modules to the project.
"We are very pleased to continue our fruitful collaboration with Phoenix
Solar, one of the global leaders in solar project construction, management and
development," said Mr. Baofang Jin, executive chairman and CEO of JA Solar.
"The Simon Solar Farm is a fantastic example of the growing importance of
solar power in Georgia and the U.S. By providing reliable and cost-effective
solar products, we're confident that JA Solar will continue to grow our
presence in the U.S. solar market."
Murray Cameron, CEO and president of U.S.-based Phoenix Solar, said, "JA Solar
provides a compelling combination of high-quality and high-performance solar
panels and we're pleased that they are the exclusive module supplier for this
project. We look forward to further collaborations as we explore other
opportunities in the U.S. market."
About JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of high-performance
solar power products that convert sunlight into electricity for residential,
commercial, and utility-scale power generation. The Company is one of the
world's largest producers of solar power products. Its standard and
high-efficiency product offerings are among the most powerful and
cost-effective in the industry. The Company distributes products under its own
brand and also produces on behalf of its clients. The Company shipped 1.7 GW
of solar power products in 2012. JA Solar is headquartered in Shanghai, China,
and maintains production facilities in Shanghai, as well as Hebei, Jiangsu and
For more information, please visit www.jasolar.com.
About Phoenix Solar Inc.
Established in California in 2010 as the U.S. subsidiary of Phoenix Solar AG,
Phoenix Solar Inc. (www.phoenixsolar.com) is a leader in the design,
construction, operation and maintenance of solar photovoltaic power plants in
North America. The company's technology-neutral approach allows Phoenix Solar
to objectively provide the best solar solutions for our customers.
About Silicon Ranch
Silicon Ranch Corporation (www.siliconranchcorp.com) was formed for the
purpose of developing and operating utility-scale solar facilities. What
distinguishes Silicon Ranch from other solar developers is its ability to
deliver a green energy solution that addresses the environmental, business and
work force issues associated with successfully expanding solar capacity and
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